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Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Applauds Boeing and FAA for Resolving 737 MAX Human Factors Design Flaws

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) applauds Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Steve Dickson’s order that returns the Boeing 737 MAX to service following the fatal Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302...
18-Nov-2020 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Announces New Brand Including Refreshed Mission, Vision, Logo, Tagline, and Website

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) revealed today a new brand identity which includes a new logo and website, as well as refreshed mission, vision, and tagline.
25-Sep-2020 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society to Host Ergonomics Summit on Safe and Healthy Work or School from Home

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is producing a one-day summit featuring a group of seven renowned ergonomics experts who will provide state-of-the-art guidance for creating more comfortable, safer, and more productive home-based work and...
6-Apr-2020 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HFES Testifies at U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Hearing

HFES Government Relations Committee Chair, Dr. Mica Endsley, testified yesterday on behalf of the Society during a U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing entitled “The Boeing 737 MAX: Examining the Federal Aviation...
12-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

HFES to Testify at U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Hearing

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Government Relations Committee Chair, Dr. Mica Endsley, will testify tomorrow on behalf of the Society during a U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing The Boeing 737 MAX:...
10-Dec-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

HFES Releases New Book Examining How to Conduct Task Analyses

The latest book from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), Task Analysis: How to Develop an Understanding of Work, is now available for purchase. It is the fourth installment of the Users’ Guide to Human Factors and Ergonomics Methods...
20-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Human Factors Journal Receives High-Ranking Impact Factor Score

Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society received an impact factor of 2.649, and now ranks No. 2 in the category of ergonomics, according to Clarivate Analytics. This score reflects Human Factors’ highest impact...
17-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Releases Policy Statement on Airline Seating

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) has released its policy statement on airline seating in response to Congress requiring FAA update standards for passenger seat dimensions.
16-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is the world’s largest scientific association for human factors/ergonomics professionals, with more than 4,500 members globally. HFES members include psychologists and other scientists, designers, and engineers, all of whom have a common interest in designing systems and equipment to be safe and effective for the people who operate and maintain them. “Human Factors and Ergonomics: People-Friendly Design Through Science and Engineering.”

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